RE: [CR]Fag Paper clearance


From: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: RE: [CR]Fag Paper clearance
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 12:11:44 -0400
In-Reply-To: <00a001c33033$1273f340$ead2f50c@C1921978A>


Knackered means tired, shot, dead, otherwise not in good shape. You can be knackered (really tired) and parts can similarly tired or worn-out.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary) knacker verb [T] UK SLANG 1 to break something: Careful or you'll knacker the gears!

2 to make someone very tired: Don't go too fast or you'll knacker yourself in the first hour.

knackered adjective UK SLANG 1 broken or too old to use: My bike's knackered.

2 [after verb] very tired: I'm too knackered to go out this evening.

David Bilenkey Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org]On Behalf Of Tom Sanders
> Sent: June 11, 2003 12:04 PM
> To: pariscycles@yahoo.co.uk
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> Subject: [CR]Fag Paper clearance
>
>
> Look forward to seeing you over here, Mick. Thanks for the
> excellent explanation. Perhaps you can also tell us about
> "Knackered" parts, too! Any other of these type of things we
> should know about?
> Tom Sanders
> Lansing, Mi